Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - April 3

1593: George Herbert is born. (Explore: Virtue, George Herbert, The Pulley)

1783: Washington Irving is born. (Explore: The Devil and Tom Walker, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Rip Van Winkle, Washington Irving)

1798: John Banim is born

1826: James Madison Bell is born

1963: Martin Luther King Jr. leads American blacks in a crusade against racial discrimination in Birmingham, Alabama. (Explore: Martin Luther King, Jr.)

1991: Graham Greene dies. (Explore: The Destructors, The Quiet American, Graham Greene)